Our food and nutrition services support student health and achievement by ensuring that all E.L. Haynes students receive nutritious meals that support academic success. We believe in providing appetizing school meals made from fresh, locally produced ingredients, and we strive to engage the entire DC community in implementing programs that encourage healthy decision-making and promote sustainable practices.
E.L. Haynes participates in the following Child Nutrition Programs through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as administered by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE): National School Lunch Program, National School Breakfast Program, and the Summer Food Service Program
Complimentary Meals for All E.L. Haynes Students!
Our food service will operate under the Seamless Summer Option for the school year 2021-2022 as allowed by the USDA under emergency legislation to aid in the covid-19 recovery. This means that all students at E.L. Haynes will receive complimentary breakfast and lunch, plus snacks where applicable for the entire 2021-2022 school year!
Grab and Go Meals will be made available for students who have opted for distance learning via the medical exemption waiver.
If your student requires dietary accommodation for medical, food allergy or philosophical reasons, please let your teacher know and email Sebastien Durand, Operations manager at firstname.lastname@example.org who will connect you with your student’s Food Service Coordinator.